Tag Archives: Ben Sollee

Ben Sollee Begins Bike Tour at Preservation Hall

This summer we interviewed cellist Ben Sollee before his first-ever club gig in New Orleans. Tonight, he returns for another show, this time at Preservation Hall. In the interim, he’s been gathering plenty of press and buzz for his indie/folk/bluegrass/classical/pop blend. You can get a taste of that unique sound in the NPR Tiny Desk [...]

Photos of the Day: Ben Sollee at Parish at House of Blues

Photographer Erika Goldring shot folk cellist Ben Sollee last night at the House of Blues’ Parish. Here are a couple of the highlights:

Ben Sollee: Man of Many Cellos

For a cellist, traveling isn’t easy. Large, delicate objects aren’t made with baggage handlers in mind, so Kentucky’s Ben Sollee has a specially-made case to carry his. “It’s built like a tank,” he says. “There’s videos of us sledding on the case.” Sollee plays the Parish at House of Blues tonight, and it will be [...]